Northampton trio charged in Halifax County

Published 4:53 pm Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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ROANOKE RAPIDS – Three Northampton County men were charged near here Oct. 28 with possession of concealed handguns following a traffic stop on Zoo Road.

Lieutenant Shane Guyant of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said Deputy D. Bybee conducted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle with an expired registration at the intersection of Zoo and Thelma roads.

There were four occupants in the vehicle and three were in possession of concealed handguns without having an appropriate permit.

Bybee charged the three — Kwataveus Hendricks, 22, of Margarettsville, Chrissius Parker, 18, of Conway, and Keandre Thomas, 19, of Seaboard.

Guyant said Hendricks was also found to be in possession of .5 ounces and 1.5 ounces of marijuana.

The three men were released on citations and have November 28 court dates.

(Lance Martin is the Editor and Publisher of Permission was received to publish this story.)